The Recruitment section is responsible for
creating and advertising recruitments for
current City of Miami job vacancies to the
public and/or City of Miami employees. As well,
Recruitment personnel are responsible for
screening and determining applicant eligibility
for advertised job vacancies according to the
positions' advertised job requirements.
The Recruitment section also provides resume evaluation and career counseling. Our services are provided within the guidelines of the Civil Service Rules; local, state and federal laws and best practices in the field of
Human Resources. The Recruitment and Selection staff also participates in career fairs and other outreach recruitment efforts to provide the most qualified employees for our residents.
There are various types of recruitments:
CLASSIFIED- Recruitment to fill a position
covered by the Civil Service Rules.
UNCLASSIFIED - The manner in which recruitments
are conducted is not covered by the Civil
Service Rules. Positions may be filled at the
discretion of the City Manager.
Competitive – A recruitment that requires a
formal/structured examination in order to be
determined an eligible candidate for employment
Non-competitive – A recruitment not requiring a
formal/structured examination to determine
eligibility for employment consideration.
Instead, applicants are evaluated and determined
eligible based on their training and experience
as indicated on the application form for
Restricted – Recruitment is limited to a
specific group of applicants as specified on the
job announcement. Typically City of Miami
employees will only be considered for restricted
Promotional – Recruitment is limited to City of
Miami employees in a lower job classification in
the same occupational area who have no less than
a specified amount of time.
Open – Recruitment is open to all who are
interested in applying and who meet the
requirements, regardless of status as a City of
The type of recruitment has a bearing on the
manner in which the recruitment is conducted.
The Department of Human Resources makes the
public aware if its employment opportunities by
• Posting all vacancies in the Employment Office
• Posting all vacancies in the Civil Service
• City of Miami's 24-hour job hotline -
• College placement offices
• Community Organizations as indicated on our
• Job Interest Cards
• Presentations to targeted audiences
• Notification Cards
• Newspaper & Professional journal
• Radio advertisements
• Search Firms (for Executive positions as
determined by the City Manager)
For more information on City of Miami
Recruitments please contact:
City of Miami Employment Office
444 SW 2nd Ave
Miami, FL 33131